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By Ruthilde M. Kronberg

Answering the decision for values schooling, this selection of stories demonstrates how people who find themselves devoted, beneficiant, loving, brave, clever, sincere, and compassionate succeed in fixing difficulties and overcoming hindrances in lifestyles. the various tales are writer originals, others are diversifications of conventional folktales from worldwide. tales that may be learn or instructed to young ones of assorted a while are featured within the first a part of the ebook. the rest of the textual content is designed to aid youngsters develop into storytellers and contains tales to behave out, participatory tales, and puppet stories. Age point and the explicit values taught are mentioned for every of the greater than 30 tales. for instance, the tale "Hideehohee" teaches braveness; "The shrewdpermanent Maid" teaches accountability; "Bunny crimson" bargains a lesson in vainness; and "The cheating Innkeeper" supplies a message approximately honesty. All degrees.

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You are lucky your brothers ran away. " "My brothers would not have squandered everything you worked for, and they didn't run away either," cried the sister angrily. " stammered the father. "They did," replied the sister. "And now I am leaving too. " "I forbid you to go," thundered the father. "I care for my brothers more than I care for anyone else in the world," said the sister, and before her father could stop her, she ran out of the house, all the way to the mountain. When she arrived, she lay down on the grass and waited.

After a while the wagoner drove by with his empty wagon. When he saw the boy he said, "Boy, you remember me, don't you? I have been a guest at your father's inn.

I must go and find my family. I always will be sad, I never will be glad Until I find my Mom and Dad. Poor Hideehohee, would he ever find his family? Not by sitting in a storage room and singing sad songs. He had to help himself, and the first thing to do was to escape from Grauslick. Hideehohee looked around and saw that the window was open. That was good news. The bad news was that the window was six feet above the ground, and he would break his neck if he tried to jump. If he wanted to escape he would need a rope, and Grauslick didn't keep his ropes in the storage room.

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